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This Takes the Cake

Heather van Mil3 comments2139 views

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Exactly 365 days ago, a blogger was born. With many bloggers quitting after just 3 months, hitting 12 is a big deal! I wrote to something beyond anything I could have imagined, and I have loved most every minute. It is definitely my 3rd child, just as demanding as the other 2, but I still am so happy I made the decision to jump in.

In celebration of my Blogiversary, I’m looking back on my top 5 posts of the year.

1. tofplay.com/2013/12/18/cake-tutorial-olaf-from-disneys-frozen/” target=”_blank”>Cake Tutorial: Olaf from Disney’s Frozen

2. tofplay.com/2014/01/24/cake-tutorial-princess-castle-cake/” target=”_blank”>Cake Tutorial: Princess Cake Castle

3. tofplay.com/2013/12/23/cupcake-tutorial-olaf-from-disneys-frozen/” target=”_blank”>Cupcake Tutorial: Olaf from Disney’s Frozen

4. toddlers-on-a-plane-7-tips-must-haves-for-traveling-with-toddlers/” target=”_blank”>Toddlers on a Plane: 7 Tips and Must Haves for Travelling with Toddlers

As you can see, the Pinterest machine has been good to me, making any cake post I throw out there a big hit. Very big. As in those 3 posts account for over 70% of all my traffic! In fairness, the stats are a bit off when I switched from wordpress.com to .org 6 months ago. Regardless, they are my biggest hits. Post number 4 however – The Many Faces of Motherhood – is the most meaningful to me. If you read just one, make it that one. It is the most honest, raw thing I have ever written, and is painfully close to my heart.

As I wrote back in my first foray into the blogosphere, I wasn’t going to classify or pigeonhole myself with a certain category of posts, and my Top 5 definitely reflect my hodgepodge style. Some might call it disorganized, scattered or rambling, I prefer smorgasbord, mosaic or melting pot. Whatever you call it, it is 100% me and I am so excited about what year 2 will bring!

Now, where’s the cake?


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